October is here! Get ready for weekends packed with harvests and pumpkins and seasonal fun. And on those days when the weather is wet, there are tons of awesome virtual events to attend. Read on to find out where you and your family can find all of the October-y fun taking place this weekend.

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2020 Fall Harvest Experience

There’s nothing like a visit to the pumpkin patch, This year, things are a bit different! Pre-purchase your time slot to visit the pumpkin patch this year before they reach capacity. Fri. Event Details.

Roloff Farms Pumpkin Scenic Walk & U-Pick

New for 2020, Roloff Farm Pumpkin Patch offers a new beautiful 1/4 mile trail walk for all ages.  During your two hour visit, enjoy the great outdoors, snap pictures of your fall memories at one of the many beautiful photo vignettes, encounter some fun surprises along the way and pick that perfect pumpkin at our U-pick pumpkin patch! Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Autumn Leaves Fall Bazaar 2020

Autumn Leaves Fall Bazaar is the orange version of The Red Mitten Christmas Bazaar. They pride themselves on finding unique and local crafters that create one of a kind items. Shop for handmade gifts, children’s items, hand-thrown pottery, amazing fused glass creations, jewelry, beautiful candles, home décor and more. Bring your shopping list and get a jump on your holiday shopping or find that special something for your home. Fri. Event Details.

Barlow’s Oktoberfest

Ein Prosit! Experience the first-ever Barlow’s Oktoberfest at  Barlow’s Public House  on the Vancouver Waterfront! For $20 you’ll get your own keepsake Barlow’s .5L stein and two fills of Oktoberfest-style beers from local Northbank Brewers including  Barlow’s Brewery ,  Trap Door Brewing ,  54-40 Brewing Co ,  Brothers Cascadia Brewing ,  Fortside Brewing Company  and more! Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Outdoor Skating Oaks Park

Join the Rose City Rollers for outdoor, socially distanced, open-air skating at the Oaks Amusement Park! RCR’s Skatemobile is packed with rental skates, helmets, and pads or you can bring your own skates and gear. Skaters will enjoy skating the entire 43 acres Oaks property including the midway around the coasters. Grab your tickets and get ready for some awesome, socially distanced fun.Fri. Event Details.

Gresham Farmers’ Market

Outdoor venue. Purchase farm-fresh produce, arts and crafts all produced by local farmers and businesses. All vendors are wearing masks and keeping social distancing. Sat. Event Details.

Head to a Winery

There’s no better way then to experience fall in the PNW than hitting the local wineries. We’ve got a list of the family friendly options here.

Be A-Mazed!

Grab the kids an head to one of these awesome nearby corn mazes.

Play Virtually

Portland Red Tricycle has an amazing calendar packed with virtual events. If you get rained in…get out virtually!

—Annette Benedetti